What is the RLS

History

The RLS, short for "Registration and Licensing System" was created by Petr Odstricil and Richard Botik in the year 2001. It's goal was to have a central data base of WDSF registered athletes.

During it's life it was extended to also accomodate competition results and the World Ranking List.

The access to the RLS was closed to the public in the beginning of 2012 as all of the information shown on the RLS website was available on the officials WDSF website as well.
Access to the RLS is currently only allowed to national administrators.

Function

The purpose of the RLS is to give each WDSF member body access to the WDSF database of athletes, couples and competitions.

The tasks of a member body's national administrator is:

  • Add new athletes representing their country at national or international WDSF competitions.
  • Create couples consiting of WDSF athletes.
  • Split or retire couples.
  • Manage transfers of couples or athletes to other member bodies.
  • Assign competition results to couples that where not registered in the RLS at the time of the event.